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2 dead after driver loses control in early Saturday crash

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Jan 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-16 08:32:16-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people died in a crash that happened early Saturday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

At around 2:36 a.m., Kansas City, Missouri, officers responded to the area of North Madison Street and East 155th Street in regards to a single-vehicle crash.

An initial investigation found a black Infiniti was heading east on 155th Street at a high rate of speed.

The driver lost control, causing the Infiniti to go off the roadway and strike a tree several feet in the air. The impact caused the car to overturn.

The driver, Cayden M. S. Johnson, 19, was ejected and died at the scene.

Passenger Landon M. Gregory, 18, who was wearing a seat belt, also died at the scene.


Editor's note: KCPD initially stated that Johnson was the passenger and Gregory was the driver. They have since updated the information.